NORA FOX is a NYC-based performing/recording artist, multi-instrumentalist, writer and choreographer whose work has brought her to West Africa, Europe, South America, Broadway, and regionally throughout the US and Canada. She was recently nominated for a CT Critics Circle Choice Award for her role as Annette in Ivoryton Playhouse’s Saturday Night Fever.
Fox’s writing has been selected and produced by NYU’s Institute on the Arts and Civic Dialogue directed by Anna Deavere Smith. She wrote for and performed in BARS Medley 2 filmed live at the Public Theater with Hamilton’s Daveed Diggs, and has performed and led masterclasses in Belarus's International Festival of Dance, Brown University, and for Grammy-winning Mark O’Connor’s string camp. Fox has spent three summers at the American Dance Festival, and recently choreographed for Salt Marsh Opera Company. She has shared the stage with Jon Batiste, Laura Benanti, David Dorfman, and Richard Chamberlain.
Fox is the daughter of Frederick and Fox Blackall who met at RISD in the 60's. A Stonington native, she began performing at Goodspeed and the Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center. By the age of 12, she had dropped out of school to move to New York for a gig in Broadway's The Sound of Music. Fox subsequently resumed a dubious relationship with grade school and today, holds a degree in Literary Arts from Brown.